Susan O’Keeffe: Garda anti-corruption unit is decades overdue
The internal police force will not be perfect but is better than a complete lack of accountability
Where there is power, there is always corruption. Power always provides opportunities to cheat, lie, steal and take advantage of other people. None of this is a surprise to any of us; it’s the human instinct, the human response to being “top dog”.
What matters is how we as a society respond to such corruption, how we acknowledge it and try to control it. This is especially true of organisations that...
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